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Old February 24, 2006, 09:19 PM   #1
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John Lott books?

Can anyone recommend one of Lott's books? I know he's written a few, what are the best choices? Planning a trip to the book store in the morning.

Luckily, that trip also takes me by the gun shop

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Old February 24, 2006, 09:46 PM   #2
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I read "More Guns, Less Crime" a few weeks ago. it is a pretty good read but more of a collection of scholarly essays rather than a coherent book. it is also chock full of stats and acedemic studies that back up his hypothesis. i would recommend it but only if you are inclined to a more mathmatical/statistical approach to the topic.
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Old February 24, 2006, 09:50 PM   #3
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I have "More Guns Less Crime". If you are interested in gun control, then it is certainly a good book to have as a reference and to read. As said, it is not a novel, it is more a collection of essays on various topics related to gun control. Not expensive.
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Old February 24, 2006, 11:15 PM   #4
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Better suggestions? I'm all ears!
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Old February 25, 2006, 08:23 AM   #5
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If you have not read Unintended Consequences by John Ross, then order it now. Required reading for anyone even remotely interested in guns.

It is a novel with a lot of real history included. You can read plenty of reviews at the above link. It has 861 pages, and I promise that you will wish it had been longer when you finish it.
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